Rilla Ruth Kirkley Kirkham Fesler

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Rilla Ruth Kirkley Kirkham Fesler, 77, Mooresville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.

She was born Nov. 30, 1930, in Linton, Indiana, to the late Robert and Sarah Elizabeth (Trusty) Kirkley.

She had worked at RCA in Bloomington and also had managed the Dog & Suds in Beech Grove and the West Newton Market. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mooresville and the United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Fesler, and her 17 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her sons, Robert W. Kirkham of Martinsville; daughter, Kim House of Indianapolis; step-son, Steve Fesler of Mooresville; grandchildren, Robert Wayne Kirkham, II, Corey Allen Kirkham, Katie Keith, Jason Fesler, Amber Fesler; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville with Revs. Dennis Payton, Gene Young, and Kurt Freeman officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.

Entombment will be in Washington Park North Cemetery, Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church or to the Salvation Army.